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Stone Library – Have Your Say!

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Consultation meetings over the best way to manage some of Staffordshire’s libraries begin this week For Stone there will be a public event at Stone library on Tuesday 30th January between 3pm and 6pm. Consultation discussions will include potentially using technology to maintain and extend opening hours with an automated service, increasing the number of community managed libraries and reviewing how the ...

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Consultation on the future of Stone Library

Stone library is being included in a consultation Staffordshire County Council has begun over the best way forward for it’s libraries, and will be asking for opinions over the next three months. Although Staffordshire has 43 libraries, this review only applies to the 20 which are still directly managed and run by the county council. Discussions will include potentially using technology ...

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Stone library takes part in National Library Week

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People in Stone are being urged to visit their local library and join the celebrations as part of National Libraries Week  The annual campaign, from 9 to 14 October, is a chance for people to discover the huge range of creative, innovative and diverse things they can do at their local library.  This year’s theme and message is simply ‘discover ...

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National Get Online Week at Stone Library

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Stone residents are being encouraged to join the digital world and get online for the first time at their local library. National Get Online Week started on 2 October and this year’s campaign is asking people to use the internet to do just one thing they would normally do in a shop or bank, in a doctor’s or chemist, or ...

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Art exhibition comes to Stone Library this December

A new exhibition of Original Artwork by Eleanor and John Cathcart will take place in Stone Library from Thursday 1st December through until Saturday the 31st December. The exhibition will feature a selection of artwork in Watercolours and Oils. Their work is influenced by the changing moods of nature and they often work outdoors to capture the effect of atmosphere ...

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Volunteering Opportunities at Stone Library

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The library in Stone is currently looking to add to its current number of volunteers. If you’re not sure what sorts of roles there are available then here are just a few things that the volunteers help out with: ·         They help the Stone community to discover all our library has to offer ·        They help people to get on-line ...

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Join in the Big Butterfly Count with Stone Library

Stone Library, as well as other Staffordshire County Council Libraries, are helping residents take part in a nationwide survey aimed at assessing the health of our environment.  The annual Big Butterfly Count was launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the world’s biggest survey of butterflies.  Over 52,000 people took part in 2015, counting over 580,000 individual butterflies and day-flying ...

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Libraries all set for Big Friendly Challenge

Staffordshire County Council’s Libraries & Arts service is setting a ‘Big Friendly’ challenge for younger readers.  The Big Friendly Read is this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, and young people are invited to join their local libraries in celebrating 100 years of the world’s favourite storyteller, Roald Dahl. The annual Summer Reading Challenge encourages children to read at least six books ...

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Celebrate Shakespeare with a selfie on Saturday!

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Staffordshire’s libraries are inviting residents to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death using very 21st century technology. ‘Shakespeare Selfie Day’ takes place on Saturday 23rd April. The county’s libraries want as many people as possible to show their love for our greatest poet, pop in to their local main branch, take a selfie and share it on social media using the ...

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